Literary Flicks - The Imitation Game

Starts:Tuesday, February 13, 2018  6:30 PMEnds:Tuesday, February 13, 2018  9:00 PM



Newport Public Library

35 NW. Nye St

Newport, OR 97365

Event Description:

The Imitation Game is a 2014 film based on the biography Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges. It stars Benedict Cumberbatch as real-life British cryptanalyst Alan Turing, who decrypted German intelligence codes for the British government during the Second World War. Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Charles Dance and Mark Strong also star. The film received eight Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Cumberbatch), Best Supporting Actress (Knightley) and Best Adapted Screenplay, winning the latter. It also garnered five nominations in the 72nd Golden Globe Awards and three at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards.

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